Volunteer teen cantor leads prayers

Valerie Holt lay cantor image Sha'are Shalom

Southern Maryland Newspaper article features Sha’are Shalom’s own Valerie Holt. “…An actress who has played the title role in Tantallon’s “The Diary of Anne Frank” and starred as Scout in “To Kill a Mockingbird,” among other roles, Valerie brings a gravitas to her role as cantor. “Here you have to be more serious,” she said shortly before a Friday night service. “It’s not all about you…” Read entire article